The CBI's director general, Carolyn Fairbairn, on government investment in R&D: 'Is that really the best we can do? Numbers so small they round down to zero?
Economists are already betting that the eurozone economy's strong start to the year will prove to be a blip after companies across the 19-country bloc indicated that they expanded at a less than impressive pace in April.
It says rents on new tenancies outside of London and started in the three months to April were on average 5.1 per cent higher than in the same period of last year - very slightly up on the 4.9 per cent recorded on the three months to March.
The median salary earned by a UK worker is �27,600 - but, including a generous bonus, that more than triples at the nation's best-paying employer.
Brazilian prosecutors have filed a USD 43.4 billion lawsuit against BHP Billiton and Vale over the Samarco mine dam burst that killed 19 and wreaked environmental havoc.